The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3rd Line Support in their job title over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support
Rank 46 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 7 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.02% 0.94% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 0.97% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 0
Average salary £31,500 £36,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
3rd Line Support
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
339 309 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 97.69% 96.87% 99.09%
Number of salaries quoted 304 265 202
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support in the job title across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support across the Cheltenham region.

3rd Line Support Salary Trend in Cheltenham

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region that cited 3rd Line Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with 3rd Line Support in their job title.

1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (75.00%) Citrix
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (66.67%) ITIL
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
4 6 (50.00%) MCSE
4 6 (50.00%) MCSA
4 6 (50.00%) DNS
4 6 (50.00%) DHCP
4 6 (50.00%) XenApp
4 6 (50.00%) Finance
5 5 (41.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 5 (41.67%) BitLocker
5 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
5 5 (41.67%) VPN
5 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
5 5 (41.67%) Client/Server
5 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
5 5 (41.67%) Remedy
6 4 (33.33%) LAN
6 4 (33.33%) WAN
6 4 (33.33%) SLA
6 4 (33.33%) VMware
7 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco
7 3 (25.00%) Linux
8 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
8 2 (16.67%) Sophos

3rd Line Support
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region that cited 3rd Line Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with 3rd Line Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
2 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) DHCP
1 6 (50.00%) DNS
2 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (41.67%) VPN
3 4 (33.33%) LAN
3 4 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (16.67%) MPLS
5 1 (8.33%) SAN
5 1 (8.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) VBScript
1 1 (8.33%) VB
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (50.00%) MCSE
2 6 (50.00%) MCSA
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) XenApp
2 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 5 (41.67%) BitLocker
3 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (75.00%) Citrix
2 5 (41.67%) Remedy
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco
5 2 (16.67%) 3PAR
5 2 (16.67%) Sophos
5 2 (16.67%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) NetApp
6 1 (8.33%) Symantec